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Healthy Living: Diagnosing Heart Failure

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Heart failure -- 5.7 million people in the U.S. have it, 55,000 die from it each year.  

By definition, it means your heart cannot pump enough blood and oxygen to support all your other organs. 

As Michelle Dunaway reports, a simple breath test could make it easier and faster for doctors to diagnose.

Doctors hope this test will cut back on those costs, allowing patients to take the test at the doctors office or even in their home.